Medicine: Cheerful Case

Up to last week, 6,027 U.S. soldiers had lost at least one arm or leg in World War II. Of these, 331 have lost two limbs. There have been no "basket cases" (all four). Last week at Washington's Walter Reed Hospital, Corporal Ralph A. Brown of Youngstown, Ohio, the second serviceman to lose three limbs, viewed his future cheerfully. His plans: to walk out of the hospital; to go back to the dairy business.


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